MCAA and the UA File Joint Comments on Proposal Requiring Contracting Officers to Rate Performance of First-Tier Subcontractors

July 27, 2021

MCAA and the UA filed joint comments on a recent Department of Defense (DoD) procurement policy change proposal. Under the proposal, DoD contracting officers would be required to rate the performance of first-tier subcontractors on DoD construction contracts. MCAA and the UA support the proposed rules, which will lead to more discerning past performance evaluations of first-tier subcontractors competing for subsequent prime contract awards. MCAA and the UA also call for DoD and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)-wide use of past performance evaluations of first tier subs in all prime contractor responsibility determinations.

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